How to migrate your WordPress website with the All-in-One WP Migration plugin
Have you ever wanted to migrate your WordPress website? Are you worried that the process can take a lot of time and effort? Or maybe you think that you are not that experienced when it comes to website migrations? You shouldn’t worry - in this tutorial we are going to show you how to easily migrate your WordPress website by using the All-in-One WP migration plugin!
What is the All-In-One WP Migration plugin?
The All-in-One WP migration plugin is a tool that you can utilize to migrate your WordPress website from one server to another. The plugin can help export all of your WordPress data including the database, any installed plugins, themes, uploaded media files and other types of information that you might want to transfer over to your new server.
The greatest advantage of the plugin, however, is the fact that you don’t need to have any technical knowledge or experience in order to migrate your website - the plugin will do it for you with only a few clicks! The plugin in itself is extremely sophisticated and has been tested and developed in order to specifically help migrate WordPress websites. As a matter of fact, it can also help fix and avoid some of the most common problems that occur during the migration process.
NOTE: The tool can also be used to create backups of your WordPress website. We at VPSBG offer daily backups with a 14-day retention period for our shared hosting plan. You can also use these backups to restore your website.
How to install the WP Migration plugin
Similar to all other WordPress plugins, you can find it in the plugin library, which is also the place from which you can also install it. Here is how to find it:
- Open up your WordPress administrator panel and navigate to the Plugins tab, from which you want to select the ‘Add new’ option.
- Type ‘All-In-One WP Migration’ in the search box and press the Enter key.
Install and activate the plugin by using the correct button.
In the first section, you can make the plugin find and replace specific texts from the database during the export process. This can be useful if you wish to make any bulk changes during the export process, rather than having to manually do them after. Additionally, you can also choose what you want and don’t want to export such as spam comments, post revisions, other plugins and others.
The final section involves specifying where you want to save the export to. You can save it as a file on your device as well as directly save it to your Google Drive or FTP. There are a number of different locations so you have a lot of options that you can choose from.
Once you have configured everything simply start the process and wait until it has concluded. Afterwards, your export will be completed and saved to your desired location in the form of an archive.
How to import your WordPress website with the migration plugin
Once you have exported your website with the same plugin, you can easily import it to your new server by following a few simple steps:
- Open up your WordPress control panel, go to the migration plugin and select ‘Import’.
- You will then see the import interface, which should look similar to this:
All that you need to do next is to simply locate the export file that you wish to import. Then you can either drag and drop it or upload it by using the corresponding button. Your export will then be uploaded and your WordPress website will be migrated.
We at VPSBG also offer powerful cloud servers with a fresh WordPress installation to which you can easily migrate your WP website!